Dutch Bronze Cross

Dutch Bronze Cross

The Bronze Cross of the Kingdom of the Netherlands was instituted on June 11th 1940 by Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands while she was residing in London during the German cupation of the Netherlands. The cross is the second highest Dutch award for bravery currently awarded after the Military Order of William.

Several British, American, Canadian and Polish soldiers are among the 3,498 recipients of the Bronze Cross that is awarded by Royal Decree.


Personnel who have been awarded this decoration


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